The City of San Antonio is working on a land swap that could lead to contested land next to the historic Hays Street Bridge becoming a public park.
Since Ivy Taylor left the seat in 2014 to serve as interim mayor, District 2 has had four representatives on City Council, both interim and single term.
Zac Harris, a project developer for a commercial rooftop solar company, is the newest member of the Historic and Design Review Commission.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg said he would like to see the long-running dispute over property next to the Hays Street bridge put to rest.
The ruling denies the City’s argument that it is immune from the litigation and sends the case back to the 4th Court of Appeals, which will review a lower court’s breach of contract decision.
The City says the protections wouldn’t benefit two of the four sites and different protections might be the right fit for the other two sites.
AUSTIN — Attorneys for the City and the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group appeared before the Supreme Court of Texas on Thursday, offering arguments on whether the City could use government immunity as a defense in a 6-year-old breach-of-contract lawsuit.
The City called for the court to find the proceeding involving a controversial land sale “moot.”
City Manager Sheryl Sculley on Tuesday approved the controversial mixed-use project after nearly a year of rejections, revisions, and divisiveness.
The Texas Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear oral arguments in the appeal brought by the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group.